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Building a new kind of clubhouse

Building a new kind of clubhouse

MONROE – Two area women hope to open the doors of a new day care center in Monroe that they hope will take some pressure off busy parents in the… Read more »

News Briefs: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Correction: Cane Creek Park fees WAXHAW – A chart showing pricing rates for different Cane Creek uses in the News Briefs section of last week’s Union County Weekly was inaccurate… Read more »

At a turning point

At a turning point

At Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group, we have decided to move away from the structure we have implemented during the last three years, in which one managing editor watched over the… Read more »

Consultant report on PVFD draws criticism from officials

Consultant report on PVFD draws criticism from officials

Last week’s article on an “audit and assessment” of the Providence Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) by McGrath Consulting Group (MCG) has drawn criticism from some officials in the town who… Read more »

News Briefs: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

News Briefs: Jan. 8 to 15, 2015

Cane Creek announces free day-use through February WAXHAW – Cane Creek Park has announced that boat access, fishing and trail access will be free for visitors in January and February…. Read more »

Indian Trail rescue organization swoops in to help in suspected animal abuse case

Indian Trail rescue organization swoops in to help in suspected animal abuse case

INDIAN TRAIL – Volunteers with Indian Trail-based Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR) spent New Year’s weekend searching the McAlpine Creek area in south Charlotte for geese that were harmed in a suspected… Read more »

Audit of Providence Volunteer Fire Department reveals concerns with funding

Audit of Providence Volunteer Fire Department reveals concerns with funding

WEDDINGTON – According to an audit and assessment of the Providence Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) carried out by McGrath Consulting Group (MCG) in November, a tax increase implemented in 2012… Read more »

Sending a Message

Sending a Message

MONROE – Seventeen-year-old Olin Austin said that he enjoyed giving back “before all this.” It’s typical that the soft-spoken high school senior could passively describe  his summer-long battle with cancer… Read more »

A Year in Features

A Year in Features

Community features are a huge part of the Union County Weekly. As a hyper-local newspaper, Union County Weekly and its staff strives to bring our readers quality news stories, but… Read more »

Third trial date set in murder case of Monroe teen

Third trial date set in murder case of Monroe teen

A third trial date has been set for the murder trial of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, a Monroe teen, after two mistrials. A judge declared a second mistrial in the trial… Read more »